Enduring The Badge

Enduring The Badge

The truth of First Responders survival on and off duty. Their personal accounts of how witnessing so much tragedy has taken a toll on their lives. Hear from their families about how it's impacted them. Learn how each of them have overcame these difficult times and personal insight.

The show is hosted by Jerry Dean Lund with 31 years of service behind the badge. He will be drawing upon his own personal experience of surviving those dark times and thoughts of suicide. Jerry is dedicated to empowering his fellow man to take action on their own mental and physical health.

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Recent Episodes

How To Find The Balance- Flight Nurse Janessa Dean

Oct. 13, 2021

This podcast episode of Enduring the Badge with guest Flight Nurse/Life Coach Janessa Dean shared how she finds balance as a working mom of 4 with a twin. She brought tips on how to avoid mom guilt especially when she's work…

Guest: Janessa Dean

Why You Need Tactical Wellness & Legal Training- Bridget Truxillo

Oct. 6, 2021

In this podcast episode with Bridget Truxillo, we talked about her program called Protective Wellness which offers tactical training wellness and legal advices from attorneys. This effective program is strengthen by her expe…

Ambulance Tech Side of EMS- Rocio Calenda

Sept. 29, 2021

This podcast episode features an interview with Rocio Calenda. We talk about the ambulance tech side of EMS and she shares her knowledge with us on how to become a paramedic. Moreover, we discussed the pros and cons in worki…

Guest: Rocio Calenda

Lady Sheepdog- Officer Autumn Clifford

Sept. 22, 2021

Even professional life coaches once needed coaching. In this inspiring episode with Life Coach Officer Autumn Clifford, you will learn that bad experiences could mold you into a better person when you master to fail forward.…

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What's it like being deployed as a Wildland Firefighter?

Sept. 8, 2021

Have you ever wondered what its like to be away from home fighting fires for weeks at a time, leaving your wife and kids behind? In this episode on Enduring the Badge Podcast, we will be talking about my wildland deployment …

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First Responder Sleep Recovery

Aug. 18, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. How First Responder Sleep Recovery started (1:40) “ Sean, how did how did she inspire you to like move forward to create this, this company in on this get on this journey of helping first respon…

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Disabled Military Veteran To Entrepreneur

Aug. 11, 2021

In this episode, we discuss.. Justin’s military life and when did he realized that he wanted to excel other than military service. (1:35) Justin’s job in Intel and starting up his first ever computer repair business (5:03) H…

A Police Widow's Story Of Tragic Loss And Redeeming Love

Aug. 4, 2021

In this episode, we discuss... April’s tragic experiences as she faced the death of her husband and six months later, the destruction of their house due to flood (1:22) “I think in that moment, I was so numb, you know, I did…

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